Application Deadline

Admission to the certificate program requires that applicants have completed at least a bachelor's degree.

Application deadlines:

  • Fall semester no later than August 1st
  • Spring semester no later than December 1st
  • Summer semester no later than April 1st
Program Begins

 Fall, Spring


Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program

Minimum admissions requirements for entry to the teacher leadership program include the following:

  • Satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate degree with grade point of average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Evidence of a current professional educator’s license (or evidence of eligibility for licensure).
Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants are welcome to apply, however, this program is offered online only. Visas to study in the United States can only be issued for primarily in-person programs. A visa cannot be issued for programs that are primarily online.

Details regarding transcripts and credential evaluations from non-US academic institutions can be found on the Transcripts & Credential Evaluation webpage. 

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